Tag: Brooklyn


BEYONCE And #BeyGOOD Team Up With STATE Bags For Back To School Program

BEYONCE and #BeyGOOD will join forces with STATE Bags to bring school supplies to children in need in six cities. The #BeyGOODxSTATE GIVEBACKPACK Program will provide backpacks and school essentials to students in Charlotte, Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Newark and…


Dave Chappelle and Nas Ninth and Final Show Added

As announced on David Letterman last night, hip-hop icon Nas and Chappelle will come together for ninth and final show at Radio City Music Hall. Nas, accompanied by a full orchestra will perform music for his landmark album Illmatic. Nas…

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ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame to Induct Living Legends

ASCAP President & Chairman Paul Williams announced today that ASCAP will add five music greats to the ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame on Monday, June 9th, 2014. The invitation-only event will be hosted by Williams at the NYIT (New York…


Quartet Pioneer, Father of D.A. Johnson (Malaco) Dies

Quartet Pioneer and father of D.A. Johnson (Executive Director, Gospel Division Malaco Music Group), Willie Connell Johnson passed on Thursday March 6, 2014, at his home, surrounded by family in Jamaica, NY. Willie Connell Johnson, born in Sumter, SC, founder…


ASCAP Celebrates 100 Years at Brooklyn Bowl

ascap celebrated its 100th birthday at Brooklyn Bowl in New York City on February 13th, 2014.  Subscribe in a reader E-mail Industry News Tips – We protect your privacy


Postal Service to Release New Stamps Honoring Shirley Chisholm

As the nation prepares to observe Black History Month, the Postal Service is proud to announce that on Jan. 31 former Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm will become the 37th honoree in the Black Heritage stamp series. Chisholm was the first African…

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BMI Legends to be Inducted Into 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Broadcast Music, Inc. congratulates Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Nirvana, all of whom will be inducted into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony…


78-Year-Old NY Woman Latest Victim in Knockout Game

Assemblyman Dov Hikind says that addressing the rash of potentially deadly assaults on innocent victims in Brooklyn is his top concern and should be the police department’s highest priority. Hikind stated: “I just returned from addressing this issue in Crown…



Goodwill Industries International and Beyoncé continue a partnership this holiday season for Beyoncé’s second North American leg of The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour which includes 15 concert stops. With the exception of the November 30th date in Vancouver, Canada,…


Justin Timberlake Extends The 20/20 Experience World Tour

Following an epic world tour kickoff in Brooklyn, Justin Timberlake announced today The 20/20 Experience World Tour will add twelve new dates in North America. After dominating the global charts in 2013 with the releases of The 20/20 Experience, and The…


Shawn Carter aka Jay Z: End all partnerships with Barneys New York

By Derick Bowers Brooklyn, New York Sign Derick’s Petition Right as Jay Z prepares to roll out a new partnership with Barneys New York for the holiday shopping season, I’ve been disappointed to hear new allegations about how the retailer…